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2012-01-05 11:48:44

Glaucoma is a major cause of vision loss in the United States, affecting about 2.2 million Americans.

2011-09-29 14:34:22

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness worldwide.

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2011-06-03 08:30:00

People who are deaf benefit from better vision due to the fact their retinas develop differently, experts at the University of Sheffield have shown.

2011-06-01 23:02:27

The anatomy of migraine – a close look at the neurobiology of the disease – focuses on the thalamus, the area of the brain that is involved in sensory perception and regulation of motor functions, in one a major session of the 53rd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Headache Society meeting here this week.

2011-05-12 13:58:00

PINE BROOK, N.J., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Diopsys, Inc. launched its new website - www.diopsys.com - that showcases the company's growing product line and vision for the future.

2011-05-02 19:12:38

Jackson Laboratory researchers and their collaborators have reported their discovery of a gene implicated in an acute and severe form of glaucoma known as angle-closure glaucoma (ACG).

2011-03-28 13:29:00

PINE BROOK, N.J., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Diopsys, Inc. has launched the new Diopsys® NOVA-DN VEP Vision Testing System to help optometrists and ophthalmologists detect optic nerve disease, including glaucoma and other neuro-visual disorders.

2011-01-04 11:13:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It happens slowly. Over time, a person's vision will get worse. Until one day, that person can no longer see. Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the United States and worldwide. Unfortunately, there is no cure.


Word of the Day
deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.
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